UPDATE: The male motorist was airlifted by a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Helicopter out of the embankment at approximately 6:45 p.m., according to Sierra Madre Search and Rescue Team Member Ron Hanson. The man is being taken to a nearby hospital. Assisting on the ground were units from the Arcadia Police Department.
ORIGINAL STORY: A car overturned on Santa Anita Canyon Road, plunging approximately 200 feet down an embankment late Thursday afternoon, according to the .
Lt. Paul Foley of the APD said another motorist reported seeing a green SUV go over the cliff at mile marker .76 on Santa Anita Canyon Road at around 5:15 p.m
Rescue teams have made contact with the driver, who is still inside the vehicle, Foley said. The driver has moderate to major injuries, Foley said.
Police said Sierra Madre Search and Rescue are at the scene.
Check back later for updates on this developing story.